F1Weekly podcast # 633

Axcil Jefferies 

Clark and Nasir go over the results of the Hungarian Grand Prix, we have a report from F1W President of European operations Peter Brazier we also have a special interview with up and coming young racing talent Axcil Jefferies and of course we have 50 words from the forum with Desiree. Our producer extends his apologies for the audio quality on this program.

Here is some information on Mr. Jefferies.

Axcil is an extremely talented, dedicated young lad whose aspiration in life is to make it all the way to Formula 1. It may be a dream but with his dedication, passion and commitment to reach his dream, it is certainly attainable. Not only is Axcil dedicated, he is also very marketable and comes across extremely well in all his dealings with the media and other relevent organisations.

At 18 years old Axcil has been competing in motorsport for twelve years winnning several championships, scholarships and acholades. Axcil is very grateful for the full backing and support of his family.

Career Highlights

2001
First ever karting race Age 6

2002

3rd Zimbabwe National Championship Cadets 

3rd Zimbabwe Club Championship Cadets

2003

Zimbabwe National Champion Cadets

Zimbabwe Club Champion Cadets

2004

Zimbabwe National Champion Cadets

Zimbabwe Club Champion Cadets

Voted Drivers Driver of the Year
Won all races

2005

Competed in South African Rotax Championship with 8 Podium finishes

2006

3rd South African National Champion Mini Max 9 wins, 15 podium finishes
Appointed Toyota/Castrol Development Driver

2007
South African National Champion Mini Max

South African Regional Champion Mini Max

3rd South African Junior Max

2008

South African National Champion Junior Max

European Rotax Championship, winner of 5 races

Voted Star Driver of The Future

2009

Axcil wins one of Three coveted Formula BMW scholarships, and steps up to Formula Cars

3rd Formula BMW Pacific Championship

(2 wins, 8 Podiums, 1 Pole, 2 Fastest Laps)

2010-11

Winner of MSA scholarship and appointed as MSA Academy Driver, (Scholarship to study Sports Science at Loughborough University)

2012

First Zimbabwean to compete In the FIA Formula 2 Championship 8 top 10 finishes, 12th Championship (Missed first 4 races)
Awarded JCI Ten Outstanding Young Persons Honoree 

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